|September 27, 2011|
In The News
Fear and Hope Prevent Americans From Long Term Care Planning. A poll released by Sun Life Financial Inc. suggests that discomfort over aging and hope of remaining independent through their golden years prevents many Americans from planning for long term care. Yet according to the Department of Health and Human Services, 70% of Americans age 65 and older will eventually need some form of assistance with daily living, such as with bathing, dressing, or eating.(read more)
AFS Technologies Inc., the leading provider of integrated software solutions to the consumer packaged goods (CPG) industry, has completed the acquisition of 100% of the shares of Ross Computer Systems, Inc. (Ross), the provider of the best Direct Store Delivery (DSD) solutions in this segment.
GMI, which was created through the merger of three independent research leaders, launched the Diverse Director DataSource (“3D”), which houses a group of diverse prospective candidates for board of director positions. GMI developed 3D to support investor, corporate and market demands for a broader, international pool of boardroom candidates.
Napersoft, a leading provider in Customer Communications Management (CCM) software, announced that the Center for Talented Youth at The Johns Hopkins University has selected Napersoft CCM to simplify their processes for generating multiple types of student communications.
ODS Health Plan, Inc., (ODS Health) a Pacific Northwest health company, announced today plans to expand its product offering to include large group insured and individual and family medical plans in the state of Washington in 2012. Currently, ODS Health offers self-funded medical plans and pharmacy plans in the state of Washington.
Coming & Going
The Employee Benefits Group division of the U.S. business group of
Sun Life Financial, Inc.
(NYSE:SLF, TSX:SLF) announced the appointment of Mark Donaphon as Regional Vice President (RVP) of the Group’s North region.
Cambridge Investment Research, Inc. (Cambridge) has been recognized as one of the top 10 mid-size employers in Iowa. Sponsored by The Des Moines Register, the Top Workplaces 2011 survey was led by Workplace Dynamics and over 900 employers were invited to participate. The final field was based on over 100 companies with nearly 26,000 employees responding.
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